Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) personnel moving down the gangway to the waiting landing ...

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Accession Number 091471
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Date made 7 May 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) personnel moving down the gangway to the waiting landing barges during disembarkation from the MV Duntroon. The Duntroon carried a group of 342 AWAS from Australia to Lae who are going to the AWAS barracks at Butibum Road. Identified personnel are: (left to right) Private L L Gospel; Pte J I Peters; Pte M K Cameron; Pte B C Moat; unknown (partially obscured); Pte D Bannister; Pte M J Chalkley; Pte D H Robson.